• Research with Children: Perspectives and Practices book cover

    Research with Children

    Perspectives and Practices, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Pia Christensen, Allison James

    The entirely revised third edition of Research with Children forms a unique resource book on the methodology of childhood research with a core emphasis on theory driven practices. As in the previous two editions, this edition presents particular standpoints in the field, whilst also reflecting the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Child-Initiated Play and Learning: Planning for possibilities in the early years book cover

    Child-Initiated Play and Learning

    Planning for possibilities in the early years, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Annie Woods

    Child-Initiated Play and Learning shows how a creative approach to learning that allows for spontaneous adventures in play through child-led projects can lead to rich learning experiences that build on children’s own interests. This second edition has been fully updated in light of policy and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17
    Routledge

  • Using Characters and Themes to Inspire Early Learning: A Practical Guide book cover

    Using Characters and Themes to Inspire Early Learning

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Jo Ayers, Louise Robson

    Offering an approach that is tried, tested and proven to work, this book supports practitioners in planning and resourcing a series of topics based around popular themes and interests in the early years. Each topic is open-ended and introduced in the form of a problem that the children have to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Flourishing in the Early Years: Contexts, practices and futures book cover

    Flourishing in the Early Years

    Contexts, practices and futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon, Jan Gourd, Michael Gasper

    If young children are to flourish and become happy, confident and motivated learners, they need to develop in an environment that gives them the opportunities and freedom to play and learn, along with the support of parents and practitioners who are flourishing themselves. This invaluable text…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Exploring Children's Learning: 3 – 11 years book cover

    Exploring Children's Learning

    3 – 11 years, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Ritchie

    Exploring Children’s Learning: 3–11 years is essential reading for those passionate about supporting children’s learning environments from Early Years to Key Stage 2. By combining learning with important aspects of a broad curriculum content it will inspire and enhance an interest in supporting…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Storytelling in Early Childhood: Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture book cover

    Storytelling in Early Childhood

    Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell, Joan Swann

    Storytelling in Early Childhood is a captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children’s own stories in the early and primary years, it provides…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years: Creating stimulating places and spaces for learning book cover

    Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years

    Creating stimulating places and spaces for learning, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cigman

    Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years addresses the fact that boys do less well than girls in all areas of learning in the Early Years and continue to lag behind girls in assessments throughout their school careers. This book draws on current research to provide practical advice on ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education: Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom book cover

    Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education

    Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Mata

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children’s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • Visual Methods in the Field: Photography for the Social Sciences book cover

    Visual Methods in the Field

    Photography for the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Terence Heng

    The use of images, particularly photography, has been steadily gaining popularity in academia, but there has not yet been a book that deals with the act and process of photo-taking in the field. Drawing upon 21 years of photographic experience and sociological research, Terence Heng’s immersive and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Taking the First Steps Outside: Under threes learning and developing in the natural environment book cover

    Taking the First Steps Outside

    Under threes learning and developing in the natural environment, 1st Edition

    By Helen Bilton, Gabriela Bento, Gisela Dias

    Can one be too young to play outside? This unique and compelling book charts the experiences of a group of under-three-year-olds as they explore their natural outdoor environment, followed by caring and attentive adults. It deconstructs the myths that underestimate under threes and celebrates the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge

  • Elemental Play and Outdoor Learning: Young children's playful connections with people, places and things book cover

    Elemental Play and Outdoor Learning

    Young children's playful connections with people, places and things, 1st Edition

    By Annie Woods

    Providing a fresh approach to examining development in the early years, this book draws together well-established ideas and theories based on outdoor play experiences and connects them to spiritual development in children. Elemental Play and Outdoor Learning considers socio-cultural perspectives,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04
    Routledge

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